Organisations are invited to run the National Centre of Computing Science Education, which will help improve teaching of the computing curriculum.

The goverment has announced a £5 million fund to support more teachers to take a sabbatical, such as a year working in an industry relevant to their field

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said that schools themselves know how to improve their performance, and has launched a consultation for a clearer system of accountability

Hinds expected to announce single performance target

Education Secretary Damian Hinds will announce plans for a single measure to trigger support for schools that require intervention, rather than having the “confusing” system of having both floor and coasting standards to measure school performance

Getting parents to attend family learning sessions is key, says EEF

Only around one-third of eligible parents attended family learning sessions, says EEF report

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has told a select committee that there is “some logic” to extending the sugar tax to milk products, which he says are jam-packed with additives and sugar.

KidZania, the indoor city run by kids, will be hosting a STEM Fair on 20-22 June to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills and careers through curriculum-based activities.

School leader union NAHT will be supporting a motion calling for more male teachers in Early Years education at the union’s annual conference in Liverpool on Friday 4 May

Cityserve, Birmingham City Council food service division, is serving up Royal Wedding celebratory meals at 133 schools.

Brake’s Kids Walk, in partnership with Co-op Insurance, will see thousands of children, aged 4-11, take part in supervised walks to promote road safety

The school is working in partnership with BBC Scotland and is backed with £475,000 of Scottish Government funding.

The winning entries are set to receive thousands of pounds worth of IT equipment for their schools or community centres.

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